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Migration Minister bans TV crews and journalists from refugee centers

Greek Migration Minister Yannis Mouzalas banned television crew and journalists and journalists from covering the situation in refugee centers. In a statement issued on Monday, Mouzalas said: “After consultation with the coordinators of reception centers both on the islands and in Greek mainland and until further notice, no permission will …

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Ex FinMin Varoufakis to Advise Corbyn & Labor Party in UK

Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has got a new job: he will advise UK’s Labor Party and Jeremy Corbyn. Mr Corbyn says Mr Varoufakis has recently met shadow chancellor John McDonnell and will advise Labour in “some capacity”. “Varoufakis is interesting because he has obviously been through all the negotiations …

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Refugee Crisis out of control: Emergency Plan, maybe State of Emergency and … Job Creation

Under the pressure of a Refugee Crisis that is keeps escalating into an unprecedented level due to the unwillingness of many European countries ot share responsibility, Greek Migration Minister Yannis Mouzalas said on Sunday, that he has drafted and submitted an Emergency Plan to EU. The cost of the Emergency …

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Fire breaks out in two army camps to turn into hot spots for refugees & migrants

A fire broke out in the restaurant hall of a military camp that is supposed to be turn into a hot spot to host refugees and migrants in Giannista, Northern Greece. The fire broke out at 10:30  p.m. on Saturday in “Filippaki” camp, the fire brigades managed to extinguish the …

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Let’s talk about “European Values”…

Let’s take a break. Let’s talk about the famous and much praised “European Values”, the rule of law, democracy, freedom, dignity and something they call “Human Rights”, I think. Yes, let’s talk about “European Values”, when EU countries close borders and leave thousands of war refugees stranded. Comments section is …

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Two young migrants attempt suicide in downtown Athens

A strange story: two young men from Pakistan, migrants attempted to ‘commit suicide’ in the middle Victoria Square in downtown Athens on Thursday noon. The two men had made loops from blouses and scarves and attempted to hang themselves from the trees on the square. Refugees and migrants hanging around …

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PM Tsipras: Austria’s initiative “unacceptable”, he threatens to block all EU decisions on Refugees

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras threatens to block all EU refugee decisions if Greece will be left to deal with the crisis alone. Commenting on Austria’s initiative to hold a West Balkan Conference on Migration, Tsipras described it as “unacceptable”. PM Tsipras said he will block all decisions at an …

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